Lord Clark of Windermere

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Asylum Seekers: Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iran and Sudan - Question 24 Jan 2023

    My Lords, I am disappointed with the Minister’s negative reply. If we take one country alone, Afghanistan, have the Minister and the Government forgotten that thousands upon thousands of Afghans, in the 40 years of war, sided with and fought for Britain there? Why are they neglecting them now and going back on their earlier promises?
  • Business: Greenwashing - Question 10 Jan 2023

    My Lords—
  • Business: Greenwashing - Question 10 Jan 2023

    My Lords, the noble Lord mentioned that the Competition and Markets Authority has issued its green claims code, under which it has the power to take errant companies to court. Have any actually been taken to court?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 2 July 2001

Previously MP for South Shields until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for South Shields, 1979-2001 and for Colne Valley, 1970-74. Opposition spokesman on agriculture and food, 1972-74, on Defence, 1980-81, on environment, 1981-87; food, agriculture and rural affairs, 1987-92; defence, disarmament and arms control, 1992-97; Chancellor, Duchy of Lancaster, 1997-98. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented South Shields; Colne Valley

Currently held offices

  • Member, Services Committee (since 28 Jan 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (3 Dec 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (4 Jul 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office (3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (3 May 1997 to 1 Jul 1998)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Apr 1992 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (11 Apr 1992 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (15 Jun 1987 to 10 Apr 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (15 Jun 1987 to 10 Apr 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment (1 Jul 1986 to 11 Jun 1987)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (1 Jul 1986 to 11 Jun 1987)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jul 1981 to 1 Jul 1986)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jul 1981 to 1 Jul 1986)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

1. Remunerated directorships
Homeowners Friendly Society.
Thales UK PLC (formerly Thomson-CSF PLC) (non-executive); electronics and systems.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Adviser to British Retail Consortium for parliamentary services as part of a wider agreement. (£5,001-£10,000)

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